StoneCrabs Theatre continues its Young Director programme with the Stomping Ground Festival at The Albany, Deptford on 15 – 17 March.
Over 3 nights, Stomping Ground showcases the talents of 9 budding young directors, pushing new boundaries and making waves in the theatre scene today. The Festival will be hosted by The Albany, Deptford, allowing each director to explore and reveal their original voice.
The full line-up is as follows:
Wednesday 15 March:
7pm – Francine Morgan directs The Shawl by David Mamet: A wannabe psychic and apprentice plan to con a client out of their money. Who gets what they came for?
8pm – Emily Marshall directs Counting Stars by Atiha Sen Gupta: Join Nigerian toilet attendants Sophie and Abiodun on their biggest selling night of the year – Valentine’s Day.
9pm – Fernanda Mandagará directs The End Of All Miracles by Paulo Santoro: A play about waiting for death – in other words, life. An old couple is trying to remember who they are.
Thursday 16 March:
7pm – Beth Kapila directs Wasted by Kate Tempest: When our time feels wasted we start to get restless. Danny, Charlotte and Ted are changing things. This is it.
8pm – Chris Davis directs Passing By by Martin Sherman: When Simon and Toby spend the night together, little do they realise the impact they will have on each other’s lives.
9pm – Edwina Strobl directs Boxman by Daniel Keene: Ringo, displaced from his African homeland, invites you to his cardboard home in a city park to share with you his most valuable possession … his extraordinary life.
Friday 17 March:
7pm – Luke Howarth directs Captain Amazing by Alistair McDowall: In the eyes of their children, aren’t all parents superheroes? Mark is inconspicuous, middle-aged, jaded – until his daughter asks him to make up a bedtime story…
8pm – Sam Luffman directs After Liverpool by James Saunders: What do we say when all has been said…? An intimate romantic comedy examining the natural patterns in relationships, questioning gender and sexual politics.
9pm – Alex Prescot directs The Open Couple by Dario Fo: Fo’s tightly-written farce, deftly switches between comic and serious in a whirlwind 50 minutes of brilliance.
For more information and to buy tickets, visit the website.